Great Lakes Research Facility (GLRF) resources for building occupants and collaborators who are not UWM School of Freshwater Sciences groups.

SFS Contacts

  • Robert Paddock, Associate Director of Facilities and Marine Operations,, (414) 382-1745, Office: 110A
  • Carissa Peterson, SFS Office Manager,, (414) 251-5251, Office: GLRF 1015
  • Mark Lausten, Laboratory Manager,, (414) 251-6576
  • Logan Zimmerman, Laboratory Manager,, (414) 251-5781


For individuals conducting research/business at the GLRF, to be completed by the supervisor/sponsor before the individual’s arrival.
SFS Onboarding Form
Resources for those operating or using lab space at the Great Lakes Research Facility. Questions? Email Rob at
Jump to Laboratory & Safety Training
Reserving conference rooms and classrooms at the Great Lakes Research Facility which are outside of your organization’s office/lab space.
Questions? Email Carissa at
Go to Room Reservations page
Room availability can be found on the SFS Reservation Calendars.
Questions? Email Carissa at
Go to SFS Reservation Calendars page
Departure, End of Contract
For individuals or organizations who are ending their research or moving out of GLRF, please refer to this Checklist to help us coordinate a smooth departure.
Questions? Email Carissa at
Departure Checklist (under construction)

Facility Research Centers

Directory of GLRF Partners, Collaborators and Building Occupants

College of Engineering & Applied Science
Department of Geosciences
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Lake Guardian / Cetacean Marine, US Environmental Protection Agency
  • Contact Carissa at
Harbor District, Inc.
Milwaukee Riverkeeper
Sweet Water (Southeastern Wisconsin Watersheds Trust, Inc.)
United States Department of Agriculture
United States Geological Survey
UW Sea Grant

UWM Risk Management trainings for lab safety. These trainings should be completed by all individuals who use a laboratory in GLRF.

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Email Distribution Lists

Administrative Structure

Business Office Roles